THe French Revolution

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During the summer of 1793, the radical phase of the French Revolution was intensified by the Terror, created by The Committee of Public Safety. The Terror successfully preserved the Revolution by weeding out counter-revolutionaries to eliminate corruption within the government and giving equality to all social classes which untied France under one government. However, these successes were undermined by the many failures of the Terror due to the oppression of citizens which would lead to many executions and the paranoid slaughtering of citizens from all social classes which led to the changes in support of the Revolution. The Terror was successfully preserved the Revolution by weeding out counter-revolutionaries to eliminate corruption…show more content…
The more his army eliminated corrupt individuals, the more stable the National Convention became, thus his job became more secure. The Geographical Incidences of the Principal Indictments Leading to Executions During the Terror displays the numbers of death according to what the suspect was accused of. The majority of accusations were based upon counter-revolutionary activities or acts that went against the state (DOC 3). All the reasons for the executions provide insight as to how many people were against the National Convention and how they supported the old regime. The old regime’s methods of dealing with the nation were obsolete and unconstructive. Although the Terror caused many deaths, it changed and improved the governmental system by eliminating those who opposed the new government that was trying to unify and better the nation. The Terror also preserved the Revolution by giving equality before the law in all social classes which would unite all of France under one government. In the table of Deaths Resulting from the Terror, the equality for all social classes is demonstrated. The table is split into social groups with the percentages of deaths from each social class. For the most part, the number of deaths is evenly distributed throughout the social classes (DOC 2). The equal distribution of deaths throughout all the different
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